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    Post by ripcord on Sat Jun 21, 2014 9:18 pm

    Recently grabbed a few badged DCUs,  BDUs, and Flight Crew shirts.

    These are some of my favorites..

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    Post by nkomo on Sun Jun 22, 2014 3:36 am

    Some excellent pieces, sir.


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    Post by loski on Sun Jun 22, 2014 6:49 am

    Niiiiiiiice
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    Post by ripcord on Sun Jun 22, 2014 12:59 pm

    Thank you guys,

    Was very lucky to find these beauties.   I found out just how addictive these things can be... Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy 

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    Post by mylle on Wed Jun 25, 2014 5:40 pm

    Oh now I've found them. Wink Nearly same addictive as NWUs Laughing Laughing .
    Great stuff Sal,good hunt!
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    Post by ripcord on Sat Jun 28, 2014 5:24 pm

    A couple of modified DCUs.

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    Either a NSW piece, of possibly a Stryker Brigade piece. Any input is appreciated.

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    DCUs and BDUs  Airbor20  An early ( '91 ) modified DCU.
     Notice take up tabs at the back of shirt,  the difference in cuff design, and 100% cotton content, as opposed to later 50-50 % cotton/nylon contents.

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    Post by mylle on Sat Jun 28, 2014 5:29 pm

    Very cool stuff, Sal!As we said classic pattern always
    roxxx!
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    Post by ripcord on Sat Jun 28, 2014 8:25 pm

    Thanks Alex,

    Very happy to have been able to grab these two tops.

    The upper one has seen very little use, and is very clean. The other one has been used, but not abused. I love the fact that it is an early piece...

    The hunt goes on...

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    Post by 1stDivVet on Sat Jun 28, 2014 10:14 pm

    Top one looks like a SEAL modified I have. Lower I believe is USAF. I have/had several early dated ones with the same velcro that are all from a long serving USAF SSgt. Nice pick ups.

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    Post by ripcord on Sun Jun 29, 2014 12:18 am

    Thanks for your comments Fins.

    Good to hear from you.

    I thought either SEALs, or SWCCs....Air Force sounds right for the 2nd one.

    Modified DCUs were not only used by the super elite...

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    Post by MyZone on Sun Jun 29, 2014 11:22 am

    Like the mods.....

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    Post by ripcord on Sat Aug 23, 2014 5:32 pm

    Some new acquisitions..   *

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    My favorite of the batch, it has  a lovely reverse 18th Airborne SSI. Name and US ARMY tapes, and insignia appear to be theater made.

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    Post by ripcord on Thu Aug 28, 2014 4:59 pm

    Two more great pieces..


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    Post by ripcord on Sat Sep 13, 2014 4:27 pm

    Two First  Sargent BDU shirts.

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    Few other pieces

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    An Aircrew shirt

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    Post by mylle on Sat Sep 13, 2014 7:08 pm

    Nice, you can't get enough of them hmm Laughing Laughing ?
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    Post by ripcord on Wed Sep 17, 2014 7:45 pm

    A faded  early contract DCU, and a couple of later DCUs

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    Post by ripcord on Fri Oct 24, 2014 9:02 pm

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    I am pretty certain the Stewart DCU was never completed.

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    Post by ripcord on Mon Nov 03, 2014 8:02 pm

    This  CCU showed up today...


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    Post by mylle on Mon Nov 03, 2014 8:27 pm

    Cool, nice stuff my friend! cheers
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    Post by ripcord on Tue Nov 04, 2014 1:03 am

    Thank you Alex,

    Definitely a nice addition to my US kit.   A good friend offered it to me, and I jumped on it !




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    Post by hardflip on Thu Nov 06, 2014 3:21 am

    That is very nice first batch, patched CCU you got there Sal. Thanks for sharing.
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    Post by ripcord on Mon Nov 10, 2014 12:09 am

    Thanks P,

    The CCU was an unexpected acquisition. Definitely happy to have had the opportunity to add it to the pile..

    This is my first DCU with a CAB ( Combat Action Badge ).

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    Post by ripcord on Wed Mar 11, 2015 6:16 pm

    This  is one of my nicest DCUs...

    The Artillery  Captain was attached to the 173rd Abn. Brigade when they made their combat jump into Iraq.
    A friend acquired 2 DCU shirts named to this Captain; one  shirt had jump wings with a combat jump star, this one never had any wings on it .  
    More than happy to have got  the wingless one, which shall remain so.



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    Post by mylle on Wed Mar 11, 2015 6:28 pm

    Youre right, very nice DCU piece.Congrats!
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    Post by ripcord on Sat Mar 21, 2015 7:14 pm

    This early USN DCU blouse came with a bunch of stuff I posted recently.

    There is ghosting of either PO1, or PO2 rank insignia at collar points.

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